Put-in-Bay, Ohio


Ho, Ho, Ho!! Support “Small Business Saturday” (all month long) by shopping on-line at your favorite Put-in-Bay establishment!catawba

FROSTY BAR: sells merchandise, including the always-famous Frosty logo tee, Sunday Funday tee, sweatshirts, and long sleeve tees online.  You can also purchase souvenirs such as a imprinted Frosty mug, can coozies, Tervis Tumbler, or a Frosty Holiday ornament!  The gift-challenged can purchase gift cards in a variety of denominations.  All available on line at

ONTKORGANIX: Christie Ontko invites you to shop on line at her store for a complete line of products made on the islands of Put-in-Bay, Ohio and Maui, Hawaii with healing and organic stuff inside. Mahalo!   

RED MOON: Gift certificates are available contact

ROUND HOUSE BAR & The Bucket Shop: Gift certificates are available contact 

CHICKEN PATIO: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

MISTY BAY: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

MARINERS LOCKER: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

PUT-IN-BAY T-SHIRT: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

COUNTRY HOUSE: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

PARK HOTEL: Get your gift certificates by contacting 

ISLAND HARDWARE: We can make Gift Certificates for any amount. Our Gift Certificates are good for use at any of the Shops at Compass Pointe. We don’t have an online selling site, but we can be contacted at or at 419-285-6887. Thank You!

MILLER FERRY: We have Gift Cards available for any denomination & they can be used for any Miller Ferry purchase from a bicycle to a Season Pass. Also, Season Passes are currently on sale, now through December 31st~ Save $40 on a Put-in-Bay Pass & $50 on a Middle Bass Season Pass. We also offer frequent floater adult tickets that save you $10 on ten round trip adult tickets & make great stocking stuffers! Find all of this information & more at 

LAKE ERIE ISLANDS CONSERVANCY: Support LEIC with clothing, T-shirts and other gifts online this holiday at

JET EXPRESS: Jet has gift certificates available online this year.  People can purchase a variety of ticket options as well as season passes. Once purchase is complete they will receive an email with certificate available for download. They can then print out and personally give it as a gift or attach it to an email and gift it via email.


A Put-in-Bay Day


It’s late fall here and that means most island businesses are closed now, and we have settled in for the winter. A few places will stay open later into the fall..  The Miller Ferry  is running its limited fall Schedule check their website for times and the Jet Express is now done for the season. Put-in-Bay Air Taxi is operating. The post office, airport, gas station, hardware store, grocery store, the Put-in-Bay Taxi and several other businesses are open as well.

It’s a great time to plan your 2017 visit to Put in Bay by using our online Put-in-Bay island Guide. There are lots of things to do during the day, including Kids Programs and Ranger Talks at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. We have two wineries to tour, two caves to explore, kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, golf, historic home tours, a butterfly house, miniature golf, a great museum to tour, a wildlife center, a nature preserve, a walking trail, a beautiful park overlooking the downtown harbor, and lots of fun places to shop for a souvenir of your day at Put in Bay.

All that activity is sure to make you hungry! We’ve got great places to eat and everyone has something that’s special to them. From pizza and sandwiches, to lobster, steaks, perch and walleye, you’ll find something you’ll love for lunch and dinner. A lot of eateries also serve breakfast and most restaurants post their menus and specials outside so you can preview your choices.
Now that you’re full and you’ve visited some of the sights, and shopped for souvenirs to take home to family and friends, enjoy the many different entertainers who play the many venues here at Put-in-Bay.

Start planing your trip. You can pack a lot of fun into your day trip to Put-in-Bay!
Hop aboard the Jet Express or the Miller Ferry for a fun ride across the lake to the Lake Erie Island’s favorite spot to relax, unwind and have fun! Click on their links to see their schedules.

If you’re a “day tripper” this visit to Put-in-Bay, stop by the Put-in-Bay Chamber offices in the Depot and pick up information on our many lodging choices. Make a reservation at one of our many hotels, bed & breakfasts, cottages, villas, homes, suites, condos or our state park campgrounds, and extend your next visit and enjoy the island life here on South Bass Island in the Lake Erie Islands.

Plan your 2017 visit to Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island) and Middle Bass Island now by browsing our website. You can still download our 2016 Island Visitor Guide and you can also pick up a printed guide at a local AAA distributor.